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  • CFTC issues first derivatives clearing exemption

    20 Aug 2015

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued its first exemption from registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) to Australia's ASX Clear

  • Fannie and Freddie step towards union

    06 Aug 2015

    The issuance of a common security by the GSEs could be a move towards their combination, and could spark other much-needed RMBS reforms

  • Funds will be first to enter Iran

    29 Jul 2015

    The robust Tehran Stock Exchange may be foreign investors’ best option for entering the country, following the anticipated removal of financial and trade sanctions from next year

  • Fannie to sell actual loss risk transfer notes

    22 Jul 2015

    The GSE is preparing to follow its counterpart, Freddie Mac, by issuing a new risk sharing bond as early as the fourth quarter of this year

  • Volcker day one: clarity still needed

    20 Jul 2015

    The new regime comes into effect Tuesday. Banks have had 18 months to prepare, but uncertainties remain around several aspects of the rule

  • CFTC takes aim at unguaranteed accounts

    15 Jul 2015

    An effort to avoid regulatory arbitrage in uncleared swap margin regulation may force banks to change course on plans to de-guarantee foreign subsidiaries

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  • Banks will hesitate to enter Iran

    30 Jul 2015

    The removal of sanctions against the country is expected to commence next year, and will benefit local lenders almost immediately

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